NEW TRAMS FOR MELBOURNE

ASEA is delivering electrical and mechanical equipment for 100 trams for Melbourne, Australia during the years 1974-1977. This article presents some information about the tram project. The background of this order is given, and then the main contractor and the customer are presented. The differences between the Gothenburg tram delivered by ASEA and the Melbourne tram are briefly discussed. Finally, a general presentation of the project is given, with the main emphasis on the traction components and their control.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Allmanna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget

    S-72183 Vasteras,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Friden, L
    • Coltman, R
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 75-82
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174397
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 18 1981 12:00AM